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The Future is Unwritten

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The Future is Unwritten is a New York-based initiative by CULTURUNNERS and World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN), launched in 2020 as part of the UN’s 75th Anniversary Program. With leading UN agencies describing the recent pandemic as nature’s first ‘warning shot’ to civilizations playing with fire, TFIU facilitates urgent cooperation between the international Arts sector and United Nations Agencies in order to support implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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UN75: Art in The Time of Coronavirus

Influential art world voices explore the role and value of art when facing systemic-level, global threats like COVID-19. This UN75 dialogue was held on Earth Day to highlight Coronavirus' connection to our ecological emergency.

UN75: Medicine Men, The Art of Health

This UN75 Moderated Dialogue in partnership with the World Health Organization brought together physician artists and curators to explore the healing power of art as a driver for improved health, education and social justice at this critical time.

UN75: Rising Waters / Resilient Cultures

Following the postponement of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, this discussion brought together voices from the world of art, architecture and advocacy to explore cultural resilience and the need for innovation and imagination in the face of rising sea levels.

UN75: Indigenous Voices / Listening for Tomorrow

This UN75 Moderated Dialogue brings together cultural leaders working with First Nation communities in the United States and Canada.

UN75: Letters to the Earth

On Earth Day 2020, The Future is Unwritten took part in 'Letters to the Earth' by streaming ‘Letters of Love in a Time of Crisis’ for the global community to unite in watching and listening to responses to the global pandemic and a planet in crisis.

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